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Headword: *)apolw/lamen
Adler number: alpha,3410
Translated headword: we have perished, we are done for
Vetting Status: high
[*)apolw/lamen] and a)polw/lasin ["they have perished"] [are used] in Attic [dialect].[1] But a)polw/leisan ["they had perished"] [is] pluperfect.[2]
Greek Original:
*)apolw/lamen kai\ *)apolw/lasin *)attikw=s. *)apolw/leisan de\ u(persunteliko/s.
[1] Intransitive perfect forms of a)po/llumi. (For the first, cf. omicron 189.) They are presumably quoted from somewhere specific (perhaps Xenophon, respectively Anabasis 6.6.23 and Hellenica 1.6.36, though there are numerous other possibilities).
[2] See e.g. Polybius 1.28.11.
Keywords: dialects, grammar, and etymology; historiography
Translated by: William Hutton on 22 January 2002@16:43:03.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (cosmetics) on 23 January 2002@17:53:48.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 21 August 2002@06:07:50.
David Whitehead (augmented notes; another keyword; betacode and other cosmetics) on 24 December 2009@07:44:26.
David Whitehead (tweaked note) on 3 April 2012@07:09:05.
Catharine Roth (cosmeticule) on 17 September 2015@00:01:27.


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